UHD Monitoring Tropical Storm Beta
The University of Houston-Downtown continues to monitor the potential for severe weather throughout the Houston area associated with Tropical Storm Beta. Presently, operations for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 are scheduled to continue as planned.
Faculty and supervisors are expected to provide flexibility for those who are unable to commute to campus due to weather conditions. Those employees who are scheduled to work on campus should communicate directly with their respective supervisors regarding concerns/challenges with coming to UHD on this day.
UHD Community members are encouraged to observe weather forecasts, warnings and traffic/road conditions and prioritize personal safety. Updates will be provided on UHD.edu and distributed through email.
Stay safe, Gators.
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.
U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.